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WELLACRE - Irlam Locks, Year 8 Research Trip

Posted at 9:30 am on 30th March, 2017

Year 8 Research Trip

Year 8 students enjoy a morning walk to experience local history.

Accompanied by our Humanities dept our students left Wellacre for a research trip to Irlam Locks, a feature on the historic Manchester Ship Canal.

 

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Our students were guided through the history of this interesting site whilst walking along the River Irwell. By considering both their surroundings and local history our students were provided with a fantastic opportunity to bring their learning to life by exploring the ways in which the Industrial Revolution helped to create and form the communities they live in today.